The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 487 416 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.13% 5.44% 6.73%
As % of the System Software category 50.62% 52.79% 63.43%
Number of salaries quoted 404 355 506
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
962 788 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.10% 10.31% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 794 653 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 181 £35,000 +16.66% 23
Cambridgeshire -5 112 £37,250 +6.42% 26
Essex -3 97 £31,000 -22.50% 4
Bedfordshire +3 57 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Suffolk +18 31 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Norfolk +16 19 £26,534 -11.55% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 812 (81.36%) Windows
2 552 (55.31%) Microsoft
3 390 (39.08%) VMware
4 352 (35.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 346 (34.67%) MS Exchange
6 317 (31.76%) MS Excel
7 262 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 255 (25.55%) MS Office
9 254 (25.45%) DNS
10 242 (24.25%) Citrix
11 211 (21.14%) ITIL
12 209 (20.94%) Firewall
13 208 (20.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 191 (19.14%) DHCP
15 190 (19.04%) Cisco
16 188 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 187 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 185 (18.54%) SQL
19 183 (18.34%) SQL Server
20 181 (18.14%) TCP/IP
21 165 (16.53%) SAN
22 156 (15.63%) Windows 7
23 151 (15.13%) Linux
24 146 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
25 143 (14.33%) Hyper-V
26 140 (14.03%) Finance
27 129 (12.93%) Windows XP
27 129 (12.93%) LAN
28 119 (11.92%) SharePoint
29 113 (11.32%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 346 (34.67%) MS Exchange
2 146 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (11.92%) SharePoint
4 107 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 101 (10.12%) IIS
6 68 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (5.71%) Lync
8 36 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 35 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (2.81%) IBM Notes
11 27 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (2.51%) Apache
13 16 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
15 14 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (1.10%) Tomcat
18 10 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
19 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
20 7 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 317 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 255 (25.55%) MS Office
3 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.00%) SunGard APT
1 10 (1.00%) FastVal
2 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.80%) Magento
3 8 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.60%) AWD
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.30%) assyst
6 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.91%) Office 365
3 40 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.40%) SaaS
5 12 (1.20%) PaaS
6 7 (0.70%) IaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 254 (25.45%) DNS
2 209 (20.94%) Firewall
3 191 (19.14%) DHCP
4 181 (18.14%) TCP/IP
5 165 (16.53%) SAN
6 129 (12.93%) LAN
7 109 (10.92%) WAN
8 95 (9.52%) VPN
9 69 (6.91%) VoIP
10 50 (5.01%) NAS
11 30 (3.01%) Internet
12 24 (2.40%) iSCSI
13 23 (2.30%) HTTP
13 23 (2.30%) Network Security
14 22 (2.20%) FTP
14 22 (2.20%) LDAP
15 21 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
16 19 (1.90%) Wireless
17 18 (1.80%) VLAN
18 15 (1.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.10%) MySQL
5 11 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.30%) DB2
10 3 (0.30%) MS Access
11 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.10%) Navicat
12 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.30%) Subversion
2 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.20%) Maven
3 2 (0.20%) Ant
3 2 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.10%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.10%) JIRA
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.10%) Hudson
4 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.10%) Zend Studio
4 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
General
1 140 (14.03%) Finance
2 32 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.01%) Retail
4 25 (2.51%) Legal
5 17 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.60%) Back Office
7 13 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.10%) Banking
9 10 (1.00%) Marketing
10 9 (0.90%) Law
11 6 (0.60%) Electronics
11 6 (0.60%) Military
12 5 (0.50%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Games
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
16 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 276 (27.66%) Analyst
2 183 (18.34%) Support Engineer
3 144 (14.43%) Support Analyst
4 110 (11.02%) IT Support
5 109 (10.92%) Administrator
6 106 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (7.62%) Service Analyst
8 75 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 68 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
10 56 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 49 (4.91%) Architect
12 44 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
13 43 (4.31%) Technical Support
14 41 (4.11%) IT Support Analyst
15 40 (4.01%) Help Desk Analyst
16 39 (3.91%) Desktop Support
17 38 (3.81%) Help Desk Support
18 37 (3.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 35 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.51%) Web Services
2 40 (4.01%) .NET
3 18 (1.80%) J2EE
4 15 (1.50%) HTML
5 14 (1.40%) XML
5 14 (1.40%) CSS
5 14 (1.40%) COM
6 11 (1.10%) Middleware
6 11 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.90%) ADSI
8 7 (0.70%) XSLT
8 7 (0.70%) Ajax
9 6 (0.60%) WSH
9 6 (0.60%) SAML
10 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.30%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.30%) JSON
11 3 (0.30%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.91%) Blackberry
2 49 (4.91%) Clustering
3 29 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 24 (2.40%) Replication
5 19 (1.90%) PKI
5 19 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.60%) Open Source
7 16 (1.60%) Firmware
8 15 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 15 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.10%) Grid Computing
10 10 (1.00%) iPhone
11 9 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (0.90%) Physics
12 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.80%) AS400
13 7 (0.70%) CLARiiON
13 7 (0.70%) Statistics
13 7 (0.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 812 (81.36%) Windows
2 352 (35.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (20.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 187 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 156 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 151 (15.13%) Linux
7 129 (12.93%) Windows XP
8 55 (5.51%) UNIX
9 46 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 32 (3.21%) Windows Vista
11 21 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.50%) Windows 2000
13 15 (1.50%) Android
14 13 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.10%) CentOS
16 10 (1.00%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.90%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (21.14%) ITIL
2 63 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 63 (6.31%) Incident Management
3 59 (5.91%) Problem Management
4 57 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 54 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (4.91%) Load Balancing
7 38 (3.81%) Migration
8 36 (3.61%) Service Delivery
8 36 (3.61%) Project Management
9 35 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 33 (3.31%) Time Management
11 32 (3.21%) Service Management
12 31 (3.11%) Change Control
13 25 (2.51%) Network Monitoring
14 23 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (2.20%) Change Management
16 20 (2.00%) Release Management
16 20 (2.00%) DevOps
16 20 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 185 (18.54%) SQL
2 83 (8.32%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.31%) Java
4 31 (3.11%) Shell Script
5 30 (3.01%) Perl
6 20 (2.00%) VBScript
7 18 (1.80%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.50%) Python
10 14 (1.40%) C
11 13 (1.30%) C#
11 13 (1.30%) PHP
11 13 (1.30%) VB
12 10 (1.00%) VBA
12 10 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.40%) Jython
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) ABAP
14 2 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 188 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (11.32%) MCSE
3 83 (8.32%) MCITP
4 74 (7.41%) Degree
5 66 (6.61%) MCP
6 64 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (5.81%) CCNA
8 41 (4.11%) MCSA
9 36 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (3.11%) MCTS
11 27 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (2.51%) CCNP
13 18 (1.80%) Security Cleared
14 13 (1.30%) CCA
15 11 (1.10%) OCP
15 11 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (1.10%) RHCE
15 11 (1.10%) CCIA
15 11 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (9.22%) SLA
2 11 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.80%) QA
4 7 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.70%) GAMP
4 7 (0.70%) GCP
4 7 (0.70%) GMP
4 7 (0.70%) COBIT
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 262 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (14.33%) Hyper-V
3 81 (8.12%) vSphere
4 60 (6.01%) VMware ESX
5 50 (5.01%) XenApp
6 47 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 28 (2.81%) KVM
8 27 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (2.40%) XenServer
10 21 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (1.80%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.40%) NFS
13 12 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.80%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
18 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 81 (8.12%) SCCM
2 38 (3.81%) Backup Exec
3 35 (3.51%) SCOM
4 19 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (1.60%) WSUS
6 14 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.30%) Puppet
8 12 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (1.10%) HP SIM
9 11 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.80%) ARCserve
12 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.50%) MOM
14 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 552 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 390 (39.08%) VMware
3 242 (24.25%) Citrix
4 190 (19.04%) Cisco
5 93 (9.32%) HP
6 53 (5.31%) Symantec
7 42 (4.21%) Oracle
8 35 (3.51%) Dell
9 32 (3.21%) SAP
9 32 (3.21%) NetApp
10 29 (2.91%) Lotus
10 29 (2.91%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.61%) McAfee
12 25 (2.51%) IBM
13 21 (2.10%) EMC
14 19 (1.90%) Apple
14 19 (1.90%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.70%) SolarWinds
16 16 (1.60%) Avaya
17 14 (1.40%) Juniper
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